- (with concrete) pavimentar; (with flagstones) enlosar; (with stones) empedrar*, adoquinar; (with bricks) enladrillar they thought the streets were paved with gold there creían que allí ataban a los perros con longanizas [humorístico/humorous], creían que aquello era Jauja [familiar/colloquial] to pave the way for sth allanar or preparar el terreno para algoMore example sentences
- The street in front of her was paved in glossy grey stones, curving up into a bridge that spanned the width of a river.
- Once of the first things I did was pave the front with concrete.
- They thought our streets were paved with gold, said one of their lawyers.
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La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.